Job Responsibilities

  • Taking command of the vessel and its crew

  • Leading and motivating the vessel crew on familiarisation and compliance with the safety management system

  • Induction training of visitors, employees and other authorised personnel

  • Managing crew discipline, dealing with issues as appropriate and escalating to local management where required

  • Compliance with policies and procedures authorised by Svitzer and consistent with statutory obligations including quality assurance and ISM procedures

  • Participation in operational improvement exercises and liaise with local management on improvement of operational procedures

  • Supervision and assistance with maintenance as necessary

  • The preparation of operational reports as required

  • A minimum Master <35m NC Certificate of Competency or equivalent

  • Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency or Global Maritime Distress and Safety System Certificate of Proficiency

  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (HLTAID001) statements of attainment

  • A current AMSA Medical and a valid MSIC or ‘Job Ready’ MSIC Application (or proof of ability to obtain)

  • Prior experience operating azimuth stern drive  tugs would be highly advantageous

  • A commitment to leadership, and the ability to work as part of an team and build excellent working relationships with external customers

  • Ability to work under pressure, particularly in emergency situations

  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively prioritise tasks

  • Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written

  • Good problem-solving and fault-finding skills

  • The right to live and work in Australia

Job location

Port Pirie Operations - Harbour,Australia